NextGen Education Fund’s mission is to strengthen our democracy through the education, leadership development, and empowerment of young Americans.
Cristina has spent the last two decades founding and leading some of the country’s most creative and successful social justice organizations, addressing issues ranging from income inequality and workers’ rights to climate change and voting rights. In 2020, she was a progressive U.S. Senate candidate in Texas, and brings deep experience mobilizing young people of diverse backgrounds to engage and lead in the democratic process. She lives in Austin, Texas.
Keith manages our administrative teams, including our finance, legal, HR, and operations departments. Before joining NextGen, he was an attorney at a large national law firm. He lives in San Francisco.
Harry is a national public and political affairs executive, serial entrepreneur, fundraiser, and community builder. A North Carolina native, Harry formerly held a number of senior political roles with multiple gubernatorial campaigns and campaigns for U.S. Congress and U.S. Senate. He also led federal government affairs for Dream Corps, Green For All. Harry is based in Washington, DC.
Antonio serves as the Vice President of Communications at NextGen America where he oversees the implementation of a national strategy to increase the progressive power of young Americans in politics. As a multimedia and communications expert, his culturally competent campaigns have contributed to the empowerment and mobilization of youth-led movements at the state and national levels. Antonio is based in Texas.
David manages our program team strategy and campaigns, including our states program, distributed organizing, and data departments. Before joining NextGen, he managed multiple statewide and national campaigns and programs. He is based in Austin, TX.
Victoria leads NextGen’s fundraising efforts, and previously consulted for various organizations including the Obama Foundation. She led fundraising for Senator John Kerry’s (D-MA) re-election campaign in 2008, and oversaw the fundraising operation at the Democratic National Committee during the 2004 Presidential campaign. She lives in Boston.
Risi has been with NextGen since 2013 and currently oversees the finance and accounting operations of the organization, ensuring accuracy and integrity of internal and external reporting. Before joining NextGen, Risi worked for several fortune 500 companies. She lives in Los Altos, California.